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Ostr. London, British Library 5795

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5795
Publication Number O.Wilck. 113
Current Location London, British Library
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery purchase
Finder (= First Purchaser) Salt, Henry
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Salt, Henry
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sarapion
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for poll tax
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Valerion and his associate tax farmers (misthotai) through the scribe Sarapion for laographia, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Thinpoueris.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok.corr. l. 1 Valerion
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλερίων 1ed. Οὐαλλαρίων καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ μισθωταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
3δι Σαραπίωνος γραμματέως. διέγραψεν
4Παχνοῦβις Πετορζμήθιος
5μητρὸς Θινπουῆρις λαογραφίας β (ἔτους)
6Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
7δραχμὰς ὀκτὼι 2 l. ὀκτὼ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η. (ἔτους) γ
8Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
9Φαρμοῦθι η̅.

1 ed. Οὐαλλαρίων
2 l. ὀκτὼ
1Valerion and the other tax farmers
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene
3through the scribe Sarapion. Thus has paid
4Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis
5and the mother Thinpoueris, for poll tax of year 2
6of Hadrian the lord
7eight drachmas, = 8 dr. Year 3
8of Hadrian the lord,
9Pharmouthi 8.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4479 man Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Thinpoueris Παχνοῦβις Πετορζμήθιος Θινπουῆρις Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 03 Pharmuthi 08 119 April 3 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310200
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76687
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;113
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310200 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5795), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .